Desert Knolls Elementary



Desert Knolls Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Knolls Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 80
1 86
2 85
3 89
4 68
5 61
6 73
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Knolls Elementary is a public elementary school located in Apple Valley, CA in the Apple Valley Unf School District. It enrolls 542 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Knolls Elementary is the 2,869th largest public school in California and the 17,742nd largest nationally. It has 24.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 542
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,742nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,869th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,219th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,843rd out of 6,159

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Desert Knolls Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 286
(53%)
5,509
(51%)
 Female 256
(47%)
5,274
(49%)

Desert Knolls Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 224
(41%)
4,663
(43%)
 Hispanic 220
(41%)
4,457
(41%)
 Black 65
(12%)
1,050
(10%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
286
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
51
(0%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
232
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
44
(0%)

Desert Knolls Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 332
(61%)
5,912
(55%)
 Not Eligible 162
(30%)
4,027
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(9%)
844
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Desert Knolls Elementary is ranked 2,125th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Knolls Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Desert Knolls Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 653
2006 541
2007 501
2008 501
2009 469
2010 567
2011 570
2012 542

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 18.7
2007 17.9
2008 20.9
2009 22.3
2010 N/A
2011 24.8
2012 24.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57580398162328
2006 0.51201478743068
2007 0.49301397205589
2008 0.53293413173653
2009 0.6183368869936
2010 0.64021164021164
2011 0.63859649122807
2012 0.70110701107011

Compare Desert Knolls Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,460.0% 24.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 70.1%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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